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. firefighters are working to get that water turned off. ktvu news crew has been there since 4:30. we're going to get a live update. a new update coming up at 5:30. >>> happening now as we were just talking about it's freezing cold around most of the bay area right now. with some temperatures dropping into the 30s and even the 20s. ktvu tara moriarty is live in walnut creek with more on the freeze warning. how cold is it there? >> 29 degrees. and you can really feel it. it's cold. it was 30 degrees when we first arrived but it's dropped a degree here on the bank sign here. is a freeze warning is in effect for your north bay valleys and mountains until 9:00 this morning. and a frost advisory in place for bay side cities in santa clara valley. temperatures are frigid in livermore, redwood city, napa. be advised it's a spare the air day. even though it's cold it's illegal to light fire logs or pellets. coming up a little bit later we'll tell you how much it's supposed to get what the temperature will be like a little bit later today. live from walnut creek i'm tara moriarty. >>> time now 5:01. is
've been following since 4:30 this morning. a water main break on jackson. ktvu's alex savidge was first on the scene and joins us to tell us when crews expect to have the water shut off. it was supposed to be at 7:00. but that's no longer the case? >> reporter: that's correct. the time frame, obviously being pushed back. it's a very complicated process from what i understand as they are still trying to isolate where the break is on this underground water line and what those workers are doing from the city of hayward's water department, they are checking the valves near this intersection trying to see which one of them will shut off the water. obviously they haven't found it yet. lanes of traffic are closed down. more of them have opened up. so cars are coming through. this is jackson and santa clara streets. as you can see, it's right near the ent transto 880 -- entrance to 880. water is still running down the street. this is what it looked like when this 12-inch line ruptured. firefighters were called in to cut off the flow of water. it wasn't a simple fix. so apparently, the water dep
't the snow slowing everything down. >> at ktvu.com, look for the link to stormtracker 2 at the top of the page. we also posted updates on the ktvu.com channel 2 facebook page. >>> holiday sales slumped nationwide. and there might be more than one reason for the poor numbers. eric rasmussen is live with the mixed reports he heard from retailers, and shoppers. >> reporter: ken, we can tell you there's been no shortage of foot traffic here in downtown walnut creek. one local retailer told me a late rally before christmas saved his season. but it at least appears a lot of people stuck to window shopping this year. hurting the bottom line of some big companies. day after christmas shoppers were out in full force in walnut creek tonight. not everyone had the same holiday shopping story. >> would you say you bought more or less than last year? >> i bought more. >> i didn't buy anything. >> reporter: retail sales missed projections by as much as 3% nationwide. major retailers saw their stock tumble today. >> at the end of the day, it doesn't add up to that much. they were kind of looking.
. but in the end, neither democrats nor republicans got all of what they wanted. ktvu's jana katsuyama here now to show us how the compromise finally emerged. >> frank, the house finished voting on the fiscal cliff agreement just about two hours ago and has passed the senate version without any changes. let me show you the numbers, 257 yes votes and 167 no votes. after what turned out to be a bitter battle. >> the motion is adopted without objection. >> reporter: the vote came after a day of high drama and political power plays. pressure was on the republican controlled house to pass the bill or chance bearing the blame for tax cuts and spending cuts that could send the nation back into a special session. in a vote of 89-8. >> reporter: the gop while upset the bill didn't spend more spending cuts finally cuts -- finally gave up on an amendment. >> reconciling our differences was a monumental tasks especially with the time growing short. >> reporter: the bill includes an extension for all taxpayers making less than 400,000 for individuals or $450,000 for couples. and postponed $24 million in spe
are going up. but in the end, neither democrats nor republicans got all of what they wanted. ktvu's jana katsuyama here now to show us how the compromise finally emerged. >> frank, the house finished voting on the fiscal cliff agreement just about two hours ago and has passed the senate version without any changes. let me show you the numbers, 257 yes votes and 167 no votes. after what turned out to be a bitter battle. >> the motion is adopted without objection. >> reporter: the vote came after a day of high drama and political power plays. pressure was on the republican controlled house to pass the bill or chance bearing the blame for tax cuts and spending cuts that could send the nation back into a special session. in a vote of 89-8. >> reporter: the gop while upset the bill didn't spend more spending cuts finally cuts -- finally gave up on an amendment. >> reconciling our differences was a monumental tasks especially with the time growing short. >> reporter: the bill includes an extension for all taxpayers making less than 400,000 for individuals or $450,000 for couples. and postponed
news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. welcome. it's saturday december 29th. >> good morning. wet, windy across parts of the bay area. let's check in with rosemary. >> good morning. a weak system that is beginning to move out of the area already. giving you a look around the bay area. picking up partly cloudy skies. most of us with gray skies and here is some of that last bit of rain. the system will push toward the south. seeing just a lit of bit of light rain over morgan hill. low snow level down to 3,000 feet. some of the mountains could pick up a dusting of snow. they could pick up an up much or two before it's done. backing up to see. here is the center of the storm. now west of monterey. it'll continue to sink south and taking the rain with it. for most of us it'll be a chilly one. temperatures right now in the 40s and it's breezy. what you can expect at this hour and what you can expect for the afternoon coming up. >> and happening now a high srf advisory along bay area beaches on the heels of the tragic death of a man and boy who were
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